Live At The Electric
Russell Kane hosts a showcase of up-and-coming comic talent. The show features a mix of sketch acts and character comedians
- Sketch Show, Stand-Up
- 2012 - 2014
- BBC Three
- 24 (3 series)
- Russell Kane, Joe Wilkinson, Diane Morgan, Naz Osmanoglu, Kieran Boyd, Mark Cooper-Jones, Tom Palmer, Tom Stourton and others
- Stephen Grant
- Peter Orton, Stephen Pipe, Andrew Gaynord, Paul Wheeler, Craig Young, George Kane and Will Thorne
- Robyn O'Brien, Mark Iddon, Dan Atkinson, Anna Coane, Beth Garrod, Richard Allen-Turner, James Taylor, Jon Thoday and Sean Hancock
BBC Three's showcase of the 'hottest emerging talent currently getting the live comedy scene in a spin'.
Live At The Electric aims to accurately reflect the unseen breadth of the UK comedy world, blending stand-up, short films, quick-fire sketches and music.
The regulars across all three series are...
Russell Kane: The show's presenter, who provides stand-up segments to intercut the sketches.
Totally Tom: This duo play the behind-the-scenes stage hands.
Wittank: In the first series this trio presented various different sketches. In the second series they star in a series of sketches set in a school.
Two Episodes Of Mash: Joe and Diane perform a series of off-beat sketches.
The first series also featured Humphrey Ker in a running sketch; sketch group Jigsaw; Hari Kondabolu, who gave his views on the UK; sketch group Lady Garden; and Nick Helm, who closed each episode with some music.
The regulars joining the programme in Series 2 were: American musicians Bubba Duke And Noogie; Chris Kendall, who spoofs movie stars; stand-up Lucy Beaumont; French character act Marcel Lucont; sketch double-act Toby; and seduction expert Antonio. Series 2 also featured a number of guest performances from the likes of Loretta Maine and Paul Currie.
The acts chosen to appear in Series 3 were Pete Swivel, The Twins Macabre, Linda The Make Up Lady, Luke McQueen, Chastity Butterworth, Alex Smith, East End Cabaret, Roger Showbusiness, Marijana and Gareth Richards.